Definition of Genus Piscidia
1. Noun. Genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Fish Fuddle, Jamaica Dogwood, Piscidia Erythrina, Piscidia Piscipula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Piscidia
Literary usage of Genus Piscidia
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1. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"... referred to the genus Piscidia Linné, a leguminous genus of tropical America, and which he described as Piscidia ..."